Cymosmilia alchaschendaensis Bendukidze 1982 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Full reference: N. S. Bendukidze. 1982. Pozdneyurskiye korally rifogennykh otlozheniy Kavkaza i Kryma [Upper Jurassic corals from the reef deposits of the Caucasus and Crimea]. Akademiya Nauk Gruzinskoy SSR, Geologicheskiy Institut imeni A I Dzhanelidze, Trudy 74:1-166

Belongs to Cymosmilia according to N. S. Bendukidze 1982

Sister taxon: Cymosmilia tenuicaulata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Alkhashenda, Ribisa, Valkhokh, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Georgia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Alkhashenda, Ribisa, Valkhokh

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